Posts Tagged ‘seeking’

G7: Desperately Seeking Relevancy

June 09, 2021 A G7 rebooted as a Sinophobic crusade will have few if any takers due to members’ rising dependence on Chinese goods and markets by Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times The upcoming G7 in Cornwall at first might be seen as the quirky encounter of “America is Back” with […]

Biden Administration Sides With Florida in Seeking to Dismiss Canadian Drug Import Lawsuit

The Biden administration has filed a motion in federal court seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a pharmaceutical lobby group against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that aims to block prescription drug imports from Canada. With the motion to dismiss, the Biden administration is essentially siding with Florida and New Mexico, the […]

US not seeking to buy Greenland anymore, says Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reassured Greenlanders on Thursday that his administration was not seeking to buy their island anymore. Former President Donald Trump had expressed interest in buying Greenland from Denmark and later cancelled a state visit to Copenhagen when the offer was mocked by Danes and Greenlanders alike. Asked whether the Biden […]

Hamas seeking a way out: shortage in rockets, loss of assets, launching capabilities hindered

Browse > Home / News / Hamas seeking a way out: shortage in rockets, loss of assets, launching capabilities hindered May 13, 2021 by Baruch Yedid – TPS Read on for article The Hamas terror organization is licking its wounds and is seeking a way to end the IDF’s Operation Guardian of the Walls against […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Bottoms, who narrowly won a runoff election four years ago, pushed backed against any questions about whether she could have secured a second victory later this year. She noted a re-election fundraiser she held with Biden and said polls showed her in a strong position. “‘Is she afraid of the competition?’ NEVER,” Bottoms wrote. Bottoms’ […]

Chinese Premier Meets With Business Leaders in Chengdu Seeking Support for Imperiled EU-China Trade Deal

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has met with 14 foreign business representatives already doing business in China in an attempt to convince investors that the country continues to be a good environment to do business as China continues to open up to international trade. The meeting with representatives from Germany, France, the Netherlands, Hungary, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and other […]

Hamas, Islamic Jihad not seeking escalation with Israel, Gazan official says

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Carla Bruni: Cancel Culture is “Seeking to Invade Humanity”

Chet Hanks’ ‘White Boy Summer’ meme, which is essentially just a silly marketing ploy, is causing concern amongst leftists, many of whom are now claiming that the entire thing is a racist dog whistle that will embolden white supremacists. The meme was launched last month by Chet Hanks, son of the Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, […]

House Democrats introduce bill seeking to regulate U.S. aid to Israel

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Betty McCollum introduces historic bill seeking to end US complicity for Israeli human rights abuses

Representative Betty McCollum (D-MN) introduced today her most comprehensive legislative initiative yet to promote Palestinian rights, the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act. “U.S. assistance intended for Israel’s security must never be used to violate the human rights of Palestinian children, demolish the homes of Palestinian […]

Here we go again: ToI’s guide to the 37 parties still seeking your vote

The 23rd Knesset officially dispersed as the clock struck midnight on December 23 and the deadline for approval of a 2020 budget expired. Three months later, on March 23, 2021, Israelis are going to the polls for the fourth time in less than two years. The failure to pass a budget came just seven months […]

UK engages in ‘perverse nationalism’ for seeking trade deal with US without EU, Ireland foreign affairs minister says

Ireland’s minister for foreign affairs and minister for defense, Simon Coveney, criticized the UK for trying to secure a trade deal with the United States without European Union involvement. “This idea that Britain can get there first is narrow minded thinking, frankly,” Coveney told the Times in an interview on Saturday. “It’s a perverse nationalism […]

US Envoy Seeking Support to Shakeup Afghan Peace Process, Warring Parties Object

US envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during a debate at Tolo TV channel in Kabul, Afghanistan April 28, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani The US special envoy to Afghanistan proposed a shakeup of the stalled peace process this week, including an interim government and a conference of key players, according to diplomatic and […]

Study: People seeking Social Media Attention have Similar Thinking Patterns to Rats Seeking Food

Home » North America, Science, Social » Study: People seeking Social Media Attention have Similar Thinking Patterns to Rats Seeking Food     For some, social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are avenues for connecting more closely with relatives and friends. For others, they’re ego-boosters fueled by the showering of praise via “likes” […]

McDonald’s SPIES on its employees seeking minimum wage of $15 per hour – media

Fast food giant McDonald’s has reportedly set up a team of ‘intelligence analysts’ to monitor and gather data on employees suspected of being members of the ‘Fight For $15’ movement, which seeks a minimum wage hike. The damning revelation on the alleged in-house espionage practiced by McDonald’s was published by Vice’s Motherboard on Wednesday. The […]

Lin Wood Doxes Georgia Officials Seeking Disciplinary Action, Calls on Supporters to Dig Up Dirt

Lin Wood—the pro-Trump attorney turned far-right conspiracy theorist and QAnon celebrity—has called on hundreds of thousands of his supporters to dig up dirt on Georgia officials involved in a disciplinary case against him. Wood also doxed the officials by posting their addresses on his Telegram channel, where they can be accessed by more than 800,000 […]

Zoom me, maybe: Singles seeking love in a time of COVID find new ways to hook up

Finding one’s soulmate can be something of a challenge, and never more so than during a pandemic, when social distancing has replaced social interaction. As the world marks its first Valentine’s Day since the pandemic became entrenched globally, those looking for love have an array of options meant to make up for the now-impossible casual […]

Biden to Allow 25,000 Migrants Seeking Asylum Into US

Joe Biden is to allow at least 25,000 migrants seeking asylum, but forced to wait in Mexico under Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program, into the United States while their immigration cases go through the legal system. The asylum seekers will be tested for Covid-19 before they enter the US and will start coming across a […]

NEW: Joe Biden to Allow 25,000 Migrants Seeking Asylum Into US Amid Covid Pandemic

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15 Attorneys General Pen Letter to Biden Seeking Reversal on Keystone XL Pipeline: Help ‘Thousands of Displaced Workers’

Republican Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is leading a coalition of 14 other attorneys general who signed onto a letter asking President Joe Biden to reverse his decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, citing that it is putting thousands of Americans out of work and threatening national security by making the United […]

Netanyahu seeking to visit Egypt before March elections — report

Yesh Atid registers party slate for March elections Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid unveils its party slate for the March elections. Yesh Atid is the first party to officially register its slate, which is shaping up in opinion polls to be the main challenger to Netanyahu’s leadership as the second-largest party. “We have a strong team […]

Good governance group is seeking U.S. government probe linked to Israel

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Iran’s nuclear activities do not mean it’s seeking atomic bomb, FM Zarif says

Iran’s nuclear activities do not mean that it is seeking to build an atomic bomb, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday, according to Iranian media reports. Meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Zarif claimed Tehran does not view nuclear arms as a tool for security. He once again stressed that […]

Biden seeking to review U.S. relations with Riyadh: analyst

TEHRAN – Reza Mirabian, an expert on Saudi Arabia, says the Biden administration is seeking to review relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia. Commenting on the challenges between the U.S. team and Saudi Arabia during the Biden administration, Mirabian dismisses a possible coup against the Saudi crown prince with the support of the […]

Iran, Armenia seeking enhanced technological co-op

TEHRAN – Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology, Sourena Sattari, met with Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss ways to expand technological cooperation. Praising Iran’s scientific and technological achievements, Kerobyan expressed readiness to use Iranian expertise in technology and stated that Armenia also serves Iran in this area. “We strongly […]

Hirono: Goal of Impeachment to Hold Trump Accountable, Stop Him from Ever Seeking Elected Office Again

During Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Cross Connection,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, argued Congress should attempt to multitask with former President Donald Trump’s impeachment and pass COVID-19 relief. According to Hirono, the aim of impeachment was to hold Trump accountable for the “violent insurrection” and prevent him from […]

Four dead after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol seeking to overturn election

US President Donald Trump has admitted his presidential term is ending and promised an “orderly transition on January 20th” a day after his supporters stormed the US Capitol in an attempt to overturn the results of the election. “Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, […]

A Hard Look at Rent and Rent Seeking with Michael Hudson & Pepe Escobar

Source December 23, 2020 Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar discuss rent and rent-seeking, i.e., unproductive economic activity, in the US and China mainly but including the Russian, Iranian and Brazilian economies. In the first 15 minutes, an overview from Michael Hudson explains what happened in the US economy once jobs and manufacturing were offshored to […]

Leaked Hamas memo seeking Christmas restrictions causes Christian dismay in Gaza

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Seeking the progressive leader

Since 2015, and even before that, Bernie Sanders was a leader of progressive Americans.  Even though he was not the Democratic nominee in 2016, once Clinton lost, he was the undeniable leader of the progressives.  As the horrors of the Trump years fell upon us, Bernie was the one to whom we looked as the […]

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